Jagir Singh

Extrajudicial execution on April 13, 1992

Male, age 22

Demographics

Education

Primary school

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

No

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Jat


Photo of Jagir Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution on April 13, 1992 by Army, in Dostpur, by Army

Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 1

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, April 13, 1992

Place of abduction

Roadside

Witness(es) to abduction

Friend; Co-villager

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

Yes

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution on April 13, 1992

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Remedies

Security officials approached

No

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Did not know what to do, Insufficient funds

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses

Family Reflections

Forthcoming


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